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Hot Rod (1979)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  25 May 1979 (USA)
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A drag-racer enters a local championship race. However, he runs up against the town boss, a corrupt sheriff who has already made arrangements to ensure that his own son wins the race.

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Brian Edison
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Sheriff Marsden
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Jenny
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Sonny Munn
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T.L. Munn
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Johnny Hurricane
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Sprout
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Clay
Bruce M. Fischer ...
Cannonball
Eric Holland ...
Barry Hogue
Julie Gibson ...
Violet
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Cameraman
Gene Borkan ...
Soundman
Lisa Cori ...
Sheila
Richard Davis ...
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A drag-racer enters a local championship race. However, he runs up against the town boss, a corrupt sheriff who has already made arrangements to ensure that his own son wins the race.

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Rebel of the Road  »

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Trivia

George Armitage based the main character Brian Edison on a mechanic friend named Bob Edelson. See more »

Goofs

When Sonny Munn blows up the Hemi motor in Brian Edison's Willys, Edison steals another Hemi out of Police Chief Marsden's AMC Matador patrol car. AMC never used Chrysler Hemis. See more »

Quotes

Brian Edison: It's slippin' a bit in third gear.
Cannonball: Get me the 9/16th's and the Vise Grips!
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20 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have this movie on DVD...This one is a classic any fan of hot rods will want to see. It's all about the Munn's Root Beer Nationals at the "Bayland" drag strip in Freemont,Califorina, and every competitor who doesn't run a Munn's decal on their car is harassed by the corrupt local cops. But you'll see enough interesting cars to make it worth your while. A young racer attempts to win a dragstrip competition in this film alternately known as Hotrod and Rebel of the Road

N-e one who would like to own this movie just click on the link below and you can download it through demonoid.com

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